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From officers quarters to 'Brown House': 1856-1907

The Brown House through the years. Top photo: The Brown House is one of the two officers quarters seen at the top of the parade grounds in this plan of Fort Bellingham in the 1850s. Middle photo: Second from left, the building was moved from Fort Bellingham to American Camp and served as an officers quarters from 1867-1872. Bottom photo: The building in its current location, at West and First streets, in 1907.    - San Juan Island National Historical Park
The Brown House through the years. Top photo: The Brown House is one of the two officers quarters seen at the top of the parade grounds in this plan of Fort Bellingham in the 1850s. Middle photo: Second from left, the building was moved from Fort Bellingham to American Camp and served as an officers quarters from 1867-1872. Bottom photo: The building in its current location, at West and First streets, in 1907.
— image credit: San Juan Island National Historical Park

The Brown House was originally built at Fort Bellingham in 1856, was moved to American Camp in 1867, then moved to Friday Harbor after the U.S.-British territory dispute was settled.

Top photo: The Brown House is one of the two officers quarters seen at the top of the parade grounds in this plan of Fort Bellingham in the 1850s. Middle photo: Second from left, the building was moved from Fort Bellingham to American Camp and served as an officers quarters from 1867-1872. Bottom photo: The building in its current location, at West and First streets, in 1907.

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